Prempro Punitive Damages Case Back In District Court

Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 3:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Pfizer Inc.'s appeal of a ruling that will allow a plaintiff to re-pursue punitive damages in litigation involving the pharmaceutical company's controversial hormone replacement drugs.

As is customary, the high court denied the petition for a writ of certiorari without comment, other than to say Chief Justice John Roberts took no part in the consideration.

The case will now go back to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, which will hold a new...
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